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of Nature and Cultural Heritage

 A country made up of over 17,000 islands, 273 million people, 300,000 wildlife species, 700 languages, and 130 active volcanoes; the diversity and experiences of Indonesia is vast. Learn more in our latest blog post! 


Global Family Travels is excited to offer several regenerative adventures to  to be offering two Photo Adventures in San Miguel with travel and social impact photographer Lisa Merrill of Merrill Images.  Lisa will lead a small group of visual storytellers (with any camera, including a mobile phone) on two photos adventures to San Miguel in late January and early February 2023.


Filled with at least one daily photo excursion and opportunities to explore on your own, this seven-day adventure explores the hidden corners of San Miguel – including Spanish colonial courtyards, crafts and food markets, and artists’ workshops. You will have the opportunity to learn from Lisa while nurturing your creativity and experiencing San Miguel’s vibrant culture with a small group of kindred spirits. 

Contact us if you are interested in a custom adventure to this beautiful part of Mexico!

January Photo Adventure

February Photo Adventure

About San Miquel & Trip Highlights 

Tucked high in Mexico’s central highlands, San Miguel de Allende is a picturesque small city with charming cobblestone streets, pleasant climate and spectacular sunsets. Rich in history, with a sophisticated culinary scene and a vibrant arts community, it gracefully balances the old and new. For the past 3 years, San Miguel was voted the world’s best city in the Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Awards, and it led Travel and Leisure’s list in 2021; read this article about its many charms.


This fun week of creativity, inspiration, learning, connection and relaxation with Lisa Merrill and a small group of kindred spirits includes a daily group experience and meal, along with opportunities to explore on your own (or with Lisa). 


Highlights include: 

  • Connect with Mexicans through visits to homes, markets and galleries, and discussions with artists, entrepreneurs and guides   

  • Relish traditional and Mexican fusion cuisine at rooftop restaurants and our delightful B&B 

  • Indulge in massages, hot springs, and spa treatments   

  • Learn about San Miguel’s challenges and opportunities in the face of tourism and development 

  • Enjoy mindful photography (with any camera, including a phone) and strengthen your ability to tell compelling visual stories of the places you explore and the people you meet 

  • Stay at the exquisite Casa de la Cuesta in a quiet neighborhood close to San Miguel’s main plaza.,

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